|MIT 6.868J The Society of Mind, Spring 2007 - MIT OpenCourseWare|
Instructor: Marvin Minsky This course is an introduction to a theory that tries to explain how minds are made from collections of simpler processes. The subject treats such aspects of thinking as vision, language, learning, reasoning, memory, consciousness, ideals, emotions, and personality. Ideas incorporate psychology, artificial intelligence, and computer science to resolve theoretical issues such as whole vs...
Keywords: how minds work; thinking; artificial intelligence; abstract model; human mind; emotion machine; common sense thinking; mental processes